Awards and Scholarships
for Laboratory Professionals



Nominate Dedicated Lab Professionals for Prestigious ASCP Awards

Each year, ASCP recognizes the individuals who have made outstanding, lifelong contributions to the Society. In 2013, ASCP honored members in several categories for their singular efforts toward the advancement of the organization. ASCP applauds them for their imagination, their tenacity, and their vision. To read about the 2013 ASCP award winners, click here.

If you wish to make a nomination for the awards listed, please submit a nomination form listing the individual you would like to nominate and why you believe the individual deserves recognition.


"Writing the essay for the Siemens–ASCP scholarship changed my perspective about what I wanted to do in my career. The essay made me realize that I wanted to go beyond cytology screening. I though about aspiring to a management position, learning more about molecular diagnostics, and teaching laboratory professional students. In the few years since I graduated, I have achieved all three goals outlined in my essay for the Siemens–ASCP scholarship"

–Erin McCarthy
2008–2009 – ASCP Scholarship Winner


“I loved the interaction with the pathologists and the other laboratory professionals in making a diagnosis on a difficult case. The solving of difficult cases is both challenging and exciting.”
–Bette A. Jamieson, MA, MT(ASCP)SH
2012 ASCP Member Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


ASCP Mastership

The ASCP Mastership designation serves to honor those distinguished ASCP members who have made significant contributions to the field of pathology and laboratory medicine and to the ASCP. Eligibility is based on years of ASCP membership, significant career accomplishments, and contributions to the Society and to the profession.
Download Mastership Nomination Form(PDF) or List of past Mastership Recipients

Member Lifetime Achievement Award

This award honors Laboratory professional members who have demonstrated a commitment to the profession through work, attitude, and Society activities over their careers.
Download application (PDF) or List of past recipients

Member Excellence in Management Award

This award recognizes Laboratory professional members actively engaged in laboratory management or supervision who has demonstrated effective leadership skills and management strategies regarding personnel, finance, and operations.
Download application (PDF) or List of past recipients

Member Excellence in Education Award

This award recognizes Laboratory professional members who are actively involved in a medical laboratory education program and demonstrating outstanding performance in teaching through work in the classroom or clinic, or through the development of effective teaching methods and instructional materials.
Download application (PDF) or List of past recipients

Regional Member Award

Laboratory professional members who promote and enhance the field of laboratory medicine through their contributions at the local level receive this award. One recipient is selected annually from each of the eight national regions.
Download Nomination form (PDF) or list of past recipients

ASCP partners with Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics annually to award scholarships to medical laboratory students. The purpose of these scholarships is to help defray education costs, promote medical laboratory science as a rewarding career, and to help address the workforce shortage of qualified professionals.

Qualified applicants will be evaluated on:

Knowledge – Students who excel and have a positive impact in the classroom.

Community – Students must be driven by a sense of civic commitment and actively engage in their communities to affect positive change.

Leadership – Students who showcase leadership abilities that have a positive impact in laboratory community.

Career Advancement – Students who strive to attain their educational and professional goals.

ASCP and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics have awarded $182,000 in scholarships to outstanding students in the 2011–2012 academic year.

Click here for more scholarship information: www.ascp.org/scholarships.



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